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25 August 2016 - INPP completes BSF acquisitions

Infrastructure investor International Public Partnerships (INPP) has reached financial close on the acquisition of 10 Building Schools for the Future (BSF) stakes. Read more...

25 August 2016 - John Laing boasts strong PPP pipeline

Developer John Laing has revealed an increase in pre-tax profits for the first six months of 2016, as it posted a significant increase in its PPP investment pipeline. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Auckland agrees housing partnership

Auckland Council has approved a scheme that will see its development arm working in partnership with a charitable housing provider to redevelop housing stock for older people. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Nigeria plans Lagos road PPP

The Nigerian government is preparing to engage a transaction adviser to manage the development of the Lagos Airport road rehabilitation project, the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Polish city issues leisure PPP

The council of Gdansk is seeking a private partner to deliver a municipal leisure facility under a PPP scheme. Read more...

25 August 2016 - Cimic sells network stake

Australian contractor Cimic has agreed to sell its stake in a networks firm so that it can focus its efforts on PPPs and its other core businesses. Read more...

24 August 2016 - Support services drive Carillion

Contractor and support services giant Carillion has reported a 24% increase in pre-tax profits for the first six months of 2016, compared to the same period last year. Read more...

24 August 2016 - London mayor launches housing plans

London mayor Sadiq Khan has spelt out the first details of his plans to increase housebuilding in the capital, as he prepares to establish a powerful ‘Homes for Londoners’ team at City Hall. Read more...

24 August 2016 - Scotland to appoint Brexit minister

Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has said she intends to appoint a minister dedicated to negotiating Scotland’s position in the Brexit discussions. Read more...

24 August 2016 - Bahrain targets housing PPPs

The Crown Prince of Bahrain has emphasised the importance of using PPP to improve public services and boost long-term, sustainable development, as the state plans new housing. Read more...

24 August 2016 - Slovenia plans energy PPP

A municipality of Slovenia has issued a tender seeking a private partner to deliver an efficient energy system under a PPP scheme. Read more...

24 August 2016 - TfL moves Tube maintenance in-house

Last remaining piece of Underground PPP will come to an end as mayor pledges to exercise break clause Read more...

23 August 2016 - Scots govt to review transport plan

The Scottish government has announced a review of the National Transport Strategy, to establish the country’s transport policy for the next 20 years. Read more...

23 August 2016 - Victoria creates a new planning authority

The government of Victoria in Australia has created the Victorian Planning Authority (VPA), a new governmental body to boost planning support for regional cities and towns. Read more...

23 August 2016 - China forges ahead with PPPs

China’s top economic planner has announced that the country has signed 619 PPP deals since establishing the model in 2013. Read more...

22 August 2016 - Dutch island issues regen plan

The government of Dutch Caribbean island Curaçao is seeking an international private partner to deliver a regeneration plan for five neighbourhoods. Read more...

22 August 2016 - Infra spending slumps after Brexit

Spending on infrastructure rapidly declined in the UK, following the referendum decision to leave the European Union, new figures have revealed. Read more...

22 August 2016 - RICS fines Sweett over bribery case

Consultancy Sweett Group has faced a further fine over the bribery case relating to its Middle East operations. Read more...

22 August 2016 - Financial troubles hit Edinburgh hospital

The consortium building the Edinburgh Sick Kids hospital has revealed the project is running six months late due to problems with the solvency of subcontractors. Read more...

22 August 2016 - Nigeria plans $170m PPP investment

The Nigerian government is planning to release $174m for investment in a variety of PPP projects, the country’s minister of finance has said. Read more...

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